Why have I not heard of this before, is point of care medication dispensing a new concept?
Legal & Regulatory
The # 1 question asked by physicians concerning physician in-office dispensing: Is it legal?
What is Stark law? How does this affect me if I become a dispensing practitioner?
To qualify for protection under the in-office ancillary services exception, the DHS must be furnished personally by the referring physician or another physician member in the same group practice or by individuals who are “directly supervised” by the referring physician or group practice member. The in-office ancillary services must be furnished in the same building in which the referring physician or a group practice member furnishes substantial physician services unrelated to the furnishing of DHS.
Does the physician need a special license to dispense medications in the office?
What liability does the physician practice assume with in-office dispensing?
Does physician in-office dispensing comply with state and federal drug dispensing regulations?
How much will physician in-office dispensing cost my practice?